Florida Prepaid

Florida Prepaid ֱ will have their Florida Prepaid accounts billed automatically after the drop/add period every term based on the number of credit hours enrolled. Students will be notified by their FAU email that Florida Prepaid has been billed and will be notified again once FAU has posted the payment.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Florida Atlantic University (hereafter, FAU) know I have Florida Prepaid?
At the beginning of each term, FAU matches a list of currently enrolled ֱ to Florida Prepaid's database using the ֱ' social security number. There is no need to check-in with Tuition and Billing. However, please ensure your correct social security number is on file with the Registrar's Office by calling 561-297-3050 so that automatic billing can occur.
What if I have a Florida Prepaid account through FAU Foundation?
If you are receiving Florida Prepaid through the FAU Foundation, you may be required to complete a survey through Florida Prepaid before your account can be billed. Please contact Florida Prepaid at 1-(800)-552-4723.
How does FAU bill my Florida Prepaid account?
Billing of Florida Prepaid is completed after the add/drop period of each term and is based on the number of credit hours a student is enrolled in each term.
What if I do not want my Florida Prepaid account billed?
If you do not want your Florida Prepaid account to be billed for a semester, you must submit the Request for Change in Billing form by 5pm on the last day to add/drop for each term. Please click to select the 'Florida Prepaid Change in Billing Form'.
I have both Florida Prepaid and Florida Bright Futures. What can I do?
Florida Bright Futures falls under the category of 'Financial Aid' and will be applied to your FAU account within the first 3 weeks of classes.

If your combined payments from Florida Bright Futures and Florida Prepaid are MORE than your semester charges, you will be issued a refund for the difference.

If your combined payments from Florida Bright Futures and Florida Prepaid are LESS than your semester charges, you will be responsible for paying the remaining balance prior to the published deadline found .
When will Florida Prepaid be applied to my account?
Florida Prepaid payments are posted approximately three to four weeks after the last day to pay for the applicable part of term. You will receive an email notification once your Florida Prepaid account has been billed with the expected payment date. You will then receive a second email notification once payment has been applied to your account.
How much will Florida Prepaid pay towards my on-campus housing?
Please click here to view the housing payment rates.

NOTE: Florida Prepaid does not cover housing for the summer semesters.
What fees are not covered by my Florida Prepaid plan?
Florida Prepaid will not cover all your tuition and fees. The amount of tuition and fees covered is based on the Florida Prepaid plan you have. Please click here to review the Florida Prepaid Coverage Chart. If you are unsure of which plan you have, contact Florida Prepaid directly at 1-(800)-552-4723.
When do I pay my remaining balance?
All tuition and fees not covered by your Florida Prepaid plan (including those not covered by Financial Aid) have a deferred deadline to pay. Please click here to visit the Important Dates Calendar.
How will I receive any overpayments (refunds) from Florida Prepaid?
If you have direct deposit set up, the funds will be direct deposited into your bank account. If you do not have direct deposit, your check will be mailed to the address on file with FAU.
How do I request manual billing of my Florida Prepaid Account?

Please submit the request for Florida Prepaid Change in Billing Form and select the semester, year, and the number of credits hours you would like to be billed. Please note, we cannot bill for more credit hours than you are registered for in that specific semester. Please click to view the Change in Billing Form

Note: For previous semester billing, please submit the Change in Billing Form by the last day to add/drop for the semester.

I am now in a Graduate program, what do I need to do to use my Florida Prepaid account towards my Graduate level courses?
Florida Prepaid will automatically bill at the undergraduate level rates so no further action is required. If you wish to request additional funding from your Florida Prepaid account, you will need to contact Florida Prepaid at 1-(800)-552-4723 to receive approval to bill for an unrestricted amount.


Florida Prepaid Payment Rates

Use the chart below to determine the estimated amount Florida Prepaid will cover for the semester based on the credit hours you are enrolled in and your corresponding Florida Prepaid plan. Any balance not covered by your Florida Prepaid plan is your responsibility to pay before 5pm on the last day to pay for Florida Prepaid ֱ. Please click to find the last day to pay for Florida Prepaid ֱ.

Tuition & Fee Payment Rates

Credit Hours Enrolled Tuition Only Plan Tuition & Local Fee Plans Tuition & Differential Plans Tuition, Local Fee, & Differential Plans
1 $116.99 $158.00 $157.12 $198.13
2 $233.98 $316.00 $314.24 $396.26
3 $350.97 $474.00 $471.36 $594.39
4 $467.96 $632.00 $628.48 $792.52
5 $584.95 $790.00 $785.60 $990.65
6 $701.94 $948.00 $942.72 $1,188.78
7 $818.93 $1,106.00 $1,099.84 $1,386.91
8 $935.92 $1,264.00 $1,256.96 $1,585.04
9 $1,052.91 $1,422.00 $1,414.08 $1,783.17
10 $1,169.90 $1,580.00 $1,571.20 $1,981.30
11 $1,286.89 $1,738.00 $1,728.32 $2,179.43
12 $1,403.88 $1,896.00 $1,885.44 $2,377.56
13 $1,520.87 $2,054.00 $2,042.56 $2,575.69
14 $1,637.86 $2,212.00 $2,199.68 $2,773.82
15 $1,754.85 $2,370.00 $2,356.80 $2,971.95
16 $1,871.84 $2,528.00 $2,513.92 $3,170.08
17 $1,988.83 $2,686.00 $2,671.04 $3,368.21
18 $2,105.82 $2,844.00 $2,828.16 $3,566.34

Housing Payment Rates

Florida Prepaid Approved Rate

Dorm Building

Dorm Type

$ 3,050.00

Glades Park Towers or Heritage Park Towers

Double Room

$ 3,100.00

University Village Apartments

Studio Double Apartment

$ 3,365.00

Indian River Towers or Parliament Hall

Double Room

$ 3,650.00

Glades Park Towers or Heritage Park Towers

Super Double Room

$ 3,650.00

Jupiter Residence Hall 1 or 2

Double Room

$ 3,900.00

Atlantic Park Towers

Double - Apt

Please Note: If your dorm AND dorm type is not listed above, Florida Prepaid will pay an amount equal to the dorm charge on your account up to a maximum of $3,900.

Florida Prepaid Coverage

Florida Prepaid coverage varies by the plan purchased. Florida Prepaid does not cover all tuition and fees. Please see the chart below to determine what charges are covered by your Florida Prepaid plan:

Tuition & Other fees Fee Amount Tuition Only Plan Tuition & Local Fee Plans Tuition & Differential Plans Tuition, Local Fee, & Differential Plans
Per Credit Hour Fees
Tuition $105.07 Covered Covered Covered Covered
*Tuition Differential Fee $40.13 *Not Covered *Not Covered Covered Covered
Capital Improvement Fee $6.76 Covered Covered Covered Covered
Financial Aid Fee $5.16 Covered Covered Covered Covered
Activity & Service Fee $12.32 Not Covered Covered Not Covered Covered
Athletic Fee $19.27 Not Covered Covered Not Covered Covered
Health Fee $9.42 Not Covered Covered Not Covered Covered
Technology Fee $5.16 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
eLearning Fee (per credit hour) $30.00 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Lecture Capture Video Stream Fee $180.00 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Repeat Course Surcharge $177.57 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Flat Rate Fees
Owl Card Fee $10.00 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Transportation Access Fee (Fall & Spring) $76.90 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Transportation Access Fee (Summer) $32.04 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Lab Fees Varies Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered
Equipment Fees Varies Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered

* Florida Prepaid plans purchased prior to 7/1/07 or recipients of a STARS or Take Stock in Children Scholarships will have the Tuition Differential Fee covered as long as the account is being actively billed by FAU and credits are available.